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AGAR, AUGUSTUS (CAPTAIN)
Footprints in the Sea : Cadet Edition
London, Evans Brothers. 1961, First Edition Thus. Hard Cover with dust jacket, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Captain (later Commodore) Augustus Agar RN, VC, DSO [1890-1968] Royal Navy officer in both the First and the Second World Wars. He was a recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces, for sinking a Soviet cruiser during the Russian Civil War. CONDITION Blue bds with bright gilt title (unworn apart from sl curve top front cnr) pp 192 with photo plates and maps. Copy is bright and crisp, award plate to front end page. DJ has light wear to extremities, price clipped and a copy of drip marks visible internally. Overall a very nice copy. Very Good/Very Good.
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Book number: 16219
USD 40.00 [Appr.: EURO 34 | £UK 31 | JP¥ 4221]
Catalogue: Ships & the Sea
Keywords: Wwi Wwii Maritime Navy

 
ALLSOP, JOYCE
The Voyage of the Gale
Auckland, New Zealand, Pettifogging Press. 1982, First Edition. Soft Cover, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Numbered 53 of 100 copies. Log of the ship Gale’s first journey from Clyde, Scotland via the Chatham Island route to Dunedin. CONDITION Blue stapled card wraps with DJ fixed at spine, 85 pages printed on nice hand made paper. A little wear to spine of DJ o/w a fine copy. Near Fine.
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Book number: 15662
USD 35.00 [Appr.: EURO 29.75 | £UK 27.25 | JP¥ 3693]
Catalogue: Ships & the Sea

 
ANDERSON, WILLIAM R; BLAIR, CLAY JNR
Nautilus 90 North : The Astonishing Feat of the First Atomic Submarine and Its Voyage Beneath the Polar Ice Pack
London, United Kingdom, Hodder & Stoughton. 1959, First Edition. Cloth with dust jacket, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Blue canvas bds with bright Gilt title (sl faded srip along top and bottom edge) map eps, pp 190 with 37 photo illus (nice bright copy with mild foxing to end pages). Original DJ is fresh with sl edge wear. Near Fine/Near Fine.
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Book number: 11628
USD 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 17 | £UK 15.5 | JP¥ 2110]
Catalogue: Ships & the Sea
Keywords: Arctic

 
BAILEY, HIRAM P
Shanghaied Out of 'Frisco in the Nineties
London, Heath Cranton. 1925, First Edition. Hard Cover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. A voyage on a four-masted barque across San Francisco Bay via Mexico, Chile, Australia and Fiji. A lively tale full of high jinx, a mutiny, the many rogues etc. CONDITION Brown bds (lightly faded, unworn) 187 pages with 9 illus. Bright and crisp copy with light foxing to ends and edges. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 15033
USD 40.00 [Appr.: EURO 34 | £UK 31 | JP¥ 4221]
Catalogue: Ships & the Sea

 
BELCHER, BILL
Shipwreck on Middleton Reef
Auckland, New Zealand, Collins. 1979, First Edition. Hard Cover with dust jacket, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Story of the Authors shipwreck during the trans Tasman New Plymouth to Mooloolaba races and his rescue. CONDITION Green bds (unworn) map liners, 190 pages with photo and sketch illus. Copy very bright and crisp, DJ unworn with water stain to rear only visible on the inside. Possibly a publishers remainder as title page has been neatly cut out. Very Good/Very Good.
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Book number: 15658
USD 12.00 [Appr.: EURO 10.25 | £UK 9.5 | JP¥ 1266]
Catalogue: Ships & the Sea

 
BLAIR, CAPTAIN CLOUGH
Shoestring Shipping Line
Wellington, NZ, A.H. & A.W.Reed. 1967, First Edition. Hard Cover with dust jacket, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Unread condition is pristine as new with gift exchange card still laid in to front. Teal bds with bright Gilt title, 180 pages with 34 photo illus. DJ not worn or price clipped. As New condition. #New Zealand History#. Fine/Fine.
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Book number: 10414
USD 40.00 [Appr.: EURO 34 | £UK 31 | JP¥ 4221]
Catalogue: Ships & the Sea
Keywords: Tasman Shipping Company Nautical Maritime New Zealand

 
BRETT, HENRY
White Wings : Fifty Years of Sail in the New Zealand Trade 1850 to 1900, Volume 1
Auckland, New Zealand, Brett Printing & Publishing. 1924, First Edition. Cloth, 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Brett was originally a shipping reporter on the "Auckland Star" and an account of the smaller ships that traded inter-colonial across the Tasman Sea. A second volume was later published in 1928. CONDITION Blue bds has slight wear and stain to rear, pp 368 with 161 illus of ships, locations and captains portraits, rear page of index pasted to rear bd which has handwritten ships names and ladings. Previous owners names to front pastedown and free end page, moderately handled copy, clean with toned eps. OVERWEIGHT. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 15409
USD 75.00 [Appr.: EURO 63.75 | £UK 58 | JP¥ 7914]
Catalogue: Ships & the Sea

 
CARR, WILLIAM GUY
Hell's Angels of The Deep
London, United Kingdom, Hutchinson. 1932, 3rd Impression. Cloth, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Burgundy bds with gilt title (spine faded, bottom cnrs buffed through cloth, o/w fresh) pp 288 with 8 photo illus, tight and clean, not inscribed, occaisonal fox spot to edge. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 8328
USD 40.00 [Appr.: EURO 34 | £UK 31 | JP¥ 4221]
Catalogue: Ships & the Sea
Keywords: Navy Submarine Nautical

 
CARTER, RONALD
Little Ships : The Story of the Birth and Growth of New Zealand's Yatching Fleet from the Earliest Recorded Events to the Year 1940
Wellington, New Zealand, A.H. & A.W.Reed. 1944, First Edition. Cloth, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Ill.: Frommherz, Max (photography). Tan bds with crisp Black title (fresh and unworn, cnrs sharp) pp 259 with photo plates, maps and figural illus. A nice crisp copy with very minor edge browning. #New Zealand History#. Near Fine/No Jacket.
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Book number: 12594
USD 80.00 [Appr.: EURO 68 | £UK 62 | JP¥ 8441]
Catalogue: Ships & the Sea
Keywords: New Zealand Frommherz, Max (Photography)

 
CHICHESTER, FRANCIS
Gipsy Moth Circles the World
London, United Kingdom, Hodder & Stoughton. 1967, First Edition. Hard Cover with dust jacket, Large 8vo. Blue bds with crisp Silver title, ppxvi 269 with 39 colour and b/w photo illus, 5 line illus and 7 maps. Fresh unworn copy is named to front pastedown mostly obscured by DJ flap, tight and clean interior. Original DJ is lightly rubbed to edges and starting to yellow. Overweight. Near Fine/Very Good.
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Book number: 10411
USD 26.00 [Appr.: EURO 22.25 | £UK 20.25 | JP¥ 2743]
Catalogue: Ships & the Sea
Keywords: Sailing Yachting Boating Global Circumnavigation Noamzcom

 
CHICHESTER, FRANCIS
Gipsy Moth Circles the World
London, United Kingdom, Hodder & Stoughton. 1967, First Edition. Hard Cover with dust jacket, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Blue bds with crisp Silver title, pp xvi 269 with 39 colour and b/w photo illus, 5 line illus and 7 maps. Fresh unworn copy, tight and clean interior. Original DJ sl faded spine and is price clipped. Overweight. Near Fine/Very Good.
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Book number: 10506
USD 22.00 [Appr.: EURO 18.75 | £UK 17 | JP¥ 2321]
Catalogue: Ships & the Sea
Keywords: Sailing Yachting Boating Global Circumnavigation No Amzcom

 
CHICHESTER, FRANCIS
Gipsy Moth Circles the World
London, United Kingdom, Hodder & Stoughton. 1967, First Edition. Hard Cover with dust jacket, Large 8vo. Blue bds with crisp Silver title, pp xvi 269 with 39 colour and b/w photo illus, 5 line illus and 7 maps. Fresh unworn copy, tight and clean interior. Original DJ sl faded spine and has minor edge wear. Overweight. Near Fine/Very Good.
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Book number: 11470
USD 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 17 | £UK 15.5 | JP¥ 2110]
Catalogue: Ships & the Sea
Keywords: Sailing Yachting Boating Global Circumnavigation No Amzcom

 
ROYAL AKARANA YACHT CLUB
Coastal Cruising Handbook: A Guide to the North-East Coast of New Zealand and Anchorages from the Bay of Islands to Tauranga
Auckland, New Zealand, Whitcombe & Tombs. 1972, First Edition. Buckram, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Blue bds with crisp titles (fresh and unworn) pp 160 with 100 charts including 2 fold out, one of which is tipped in to front, eratta slip laid in to rear. Tight and pristine not inscribed. #Kiwiana#. Fine/N/A.
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Book number: 10409
USD 18.00 [Appr.: EURO 15.5 | £UK 14 | JP¥ 1899]
Catalogue: Ships & the Sea
Keywords: Boating Sailing Yachting Nautical New Zealand

 
COOK, PETER
Boat Building Methods
London, United Kingdom, Adlard Coles. 1971, First Edition. (ISBN: 0229974988) Hard Cover with dust jacket, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Covers the methods, techniques and materials including workshop layout for ease of building. pp 127 with 55 figural illus CONDITION is as new apart from sl sunned spine to DJ. Fine/Fine.
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Book number: 10374
USD 16.00 [Appr.: EURO 13.75 | £UK 12.5 | JP¥ 1688]
Catalogue: Ships & the Sea
Keywords: Boatbuilding Sports Recreation Boating 0229974988

 
DAGGET, KENDRICK PRICE
Fifty Years of Fortitude : Maritime Career of Captain Jotham Blaisdell of Kennebunk Maine 1810-1860
Mystic, Ct, Mystic Seaport Museum. 1988, First Edition. (ISBN: 0913372439) Cloth with dust jacket, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Very fine. American Maritime Library Vol XII. Green bds with crisp Gilt title (fresh and unworn) map eps, pp xiv 173 with 26 illus, tight unread copy, not inscribed. Original DJ is bright and unworn apart from one tiny tear top front. Fine/Fine.
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Book number: 5783
USD 30.00 [Appr.: EURO 25.5 | £UK 23.25 | JP¥ 3166]
Catalogue: Ships & the Sea
Keywords: Seafaring Life Transportation Ships Shipbuilding 0913372439

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